Finance Specialist

Job Details

Employment Type
Direct Hire
Jackson, Mississippi
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Service Specialists is recruiting a Finance Specialist for one of the largest, most successful nonprofits in the state of Mississippi. If you are looking to grow your career in finance with a long term company, apply today!

Position Overview:
The Finance Specialist provides support to management and the overall operations of the programs within the organization.  The Finance Coordinator assists management in understanding the business, and identifies future opportunities through financial reporting, special projects, forecasting, and budgeting.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring performance by analyzing financial reports and metrics at a programmatic level and analyzing operational results against budget.

  • Assist in preparing year-end forecasts of various programs based upon actual results and discussions with key staff.

  • Provides analytic support to the Billing Team and Solutions as needed.

  • Complete special projects as assigned through the process of gathering and analyzing data, presenting data in a concise and understandable format.

  • Assist and support the CFO and Director of Financial Planning and Analytics in the development of proformas in conjunction with potential opportunities gathering of data from key staff, actual financial information and dialogue/meetings with management to obtain information needed, agreed upon timelines and other pertinent information. Identify advantages/disadvantages based upon the analysis.

  • Review grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine overall compliance with grant requirements. Prepare grant budgets for requests for proposals and monitors the spending of awards.

  • Trouble-shoot areas identified by management and provide data and recommend solutions.

  • Recommends appropriate banking services and products to meet the Company’s needs.

  • Monitoring the status of loans, investments, and other financial products to ensure that they are performing as expected. This includes the quarterly calculation and monitoring of the Company’s debt covenants. 

  • Assist the Director of Financial Planning and Analytics as the liaison with our commercial insurance provider and to work in conjunction with the Director of Financial Planning on the maintenance of the Company's fleet.

  • Cross-train and back-up work flow in the CFO area.

  • Responsible for demonstrating sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural/socioeconomic differences in the organization/program service population.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or related field) and three (3) years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of advance degree and accounting experience.

  • Must have excellent communications and computer skills. Strong knowledge of financial software required. 

  • Must possess solid analytical skills and ability to think strategically, must possess good judgment and a high level of initiative and independence. 

  • Must have knowledge of financial accounting, and budgeting. Must be willing to use personal vehicle for organizational travel as required


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